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The National Forensic League honor society recognizes participation and progress in middle and high school public speaking and debating activities as a means to meet Common Core State Standards in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This nonprofit organization empowers educators with resources, fostering in students the ability to think critically, research persistently, articulate clearly, and lead ethically in a democratic society. Since 1925, more than 1.4 million alumni have participated in the League, with more than 120,000 active members representing nearly 3,000 schools. The League awards more than $200,000 in college scholarships at its annual National Tournament, the largest academic competition in the world.
The National Forensic League has been making headlines since 1925.
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The National Tournament
The National Forensic League is proud to hold the largest academic contest in the world. The League's National Tournament has run continuously since 1931 and awards students more than $200,000 in college scholarships.
For more information, including a press kit and updated national tournament media releases, visit the Media Releases section on our official tournament website, NFLnationals.org.
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